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Coillabus Cottage, The Oa, Port Ellen, islay

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Coillabus Cottage
Coillabus Cottage
Sandy beach The Singing Sands just 10 minutes away from the cottage
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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
6 nights minimum
Cottage
Coillabus Cottage is a well equipped and comfortable traditional West Highland cottage set in the heart of a working hill farm. The cottage sleeps up to six guests in 3 bedrooms. Guests can relax in the comfortable living room in front of the open fire. Well-stocked bookcases, a vintage vinyl collection and a rainy day drawer for children add to the interest of a stay at Coillabus. Guests can enjoy putting their culinary skills to the test in the well-equipped kitchen diner. Coillabus has plenty corners to hide away with a good book from the well-stocked bookcase. A Jacques croquet set is available for some terrifying games of Coillabus Croquet over challenging terrain! Dine al fresco on the pebble terrace with long views over Kintyre and Ireland in summer - or enjoy the full canopy of...Coillabus Cottage is a well equipped and comfortable traditional West Highland cottage set in the heart of a working hill farm. The cottage sleeps up to six guests in 3 bedrooms. Guests can relax in the comfortable living room in front of the open fire. Well-stocked bookcases, a vintage vinyl collection and a rainy day drawer for children add to the interest of a stay at Coillabus. Guests can enjoy putting their culinary skills to the test in the well-equipped kitchen diner. Coillabus has plenty corners to hide away with a good book from the well-stocked bookcase. A Jacques croquet set is available for some terrifying games of Coillabus Croquet over challenging terrain! Dine al fresco on the pebble terrace with long views over Kintyre and Ireland in summer - or enjoy the full canopy of stars in crisp clear winter skies.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
About the Owner
Hester R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2012
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 August 2022 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2022
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Reviewed 3 August 2022

We had a wonderful family stay at Coillabus Cottage where we enjoyed all weathers, large dinners and peaceful down-time. The views from the cottage in all directions were gorgeous; on clear days, we could see across Glenastle to the Rinns of Islay lighthouse, and in...More

Date of stay: August 2021
Thank will0405
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Reviewed 28 June 2021 via mobile

Just returned from a week staying at this extremely well equipped and comfortable cottage. For us, the remoteness was a bonus, for some, it may not be. Breakfast sitting outside the cottage in the sun overlooking the most amazing of views, was an exceptionally brilliant...More

Date of stay: June 2021
2  Thank Hobson1998
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Vacation66704777275, VR Owner at Coillabus Cottage, The Oa, Port Ellen, islay, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2021

Thank you for taking time to write a review. I'm glad you enjoyed the cottage and found it a happy base for your photography holiday. We are certainly considering providing a TV. As you say the internet connection is quite good and I am looking...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had a great visit to Islay; we enjoyed the countryside and beaches, and the whiskey tasting. The highlight for us was returning each evening to this cottage. It was warm and really comfortable. Lots of hot water, well equipped, clean and warm. We loved...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank Billie H
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Management response:Responded 26 September 2017

Thanks for taking time to write such a thoughtful and appreciative review. I hope you'll come back and stay another time - and perhaps you could bring some New Zealand sunshine with you! It was a pleasure to have you stay in the cottage.

Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great comfortable cottage, with spectacular views extremely well equipped. A car would be recommended as it is a more remote location but that adds to the peace and tranquility. Amazing views over to Mull of Kintyre, with awesome sunrises. Very easy to get anywhere on...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank KScott1710
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Management response:Responded 23 October 2016

Thanks so much for taking time to write this lovely review . I'm glad you found the cottage comfortable and well-equipped. Yes the autumn sunrises really are something else.

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Our experience with this rental was the worst I have had in 25 years of self-catering properties in Scotland and England. So bad that we upped and left after one night. The proprietor was in absentia, off in Italy and failed to inform us that...More

Date of stay: August 2016
3  Thank Angus H
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Management response:Responded 20 August 2016

The ferry situation this August has been frustrating for islanders and visitors alike. However, as we state on our website- and as Calmac state on theirs- it is advisable to book your car on the ferry. While I understand his frustration I do feel that...More

Reviewed 9 June 2016

We have been to Islay several times and each part of the island has given us a different experience. Had a fantastic experience at Coillabus. The scenery was breathtaking and we had easy access to fabulous countryside to explore. The accomodation was very comfortable and...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank annettebmsmith
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Management response:Responded 11 June 2016

Thanks for taking time to review your stay. I'm delighted you enjoyed your holiday at the cottage . Yes there are lots of good walks and amazing views from the cottage itself and more to explore with just a short drive. We're looking forward to...More

Reviewed 29 June 2018
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2017
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Date of stay: June 2017
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Reviewed 21 July 2014
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Date of stay: July 2014
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is set in a peaceful and secluded spot on a working hill farm just a 10 minute drive (4 miles) from the village of Port Ellen, the airport, , Machrie Golf course and the iconic east coast distilleries.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Coillabus Cottage, The Oa, Port Ellen, islay

Coillabus Cottage, The Oa, Port Ellen, islay is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Coillabus Cottage, The Oa, Port Ellen, islay has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Coillabus Cottage, The Oa, Port Ellen, islay has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Coillabus Cottage, The Oa, Port Ellen, islay must last at least 6 nights. See all property details.